02) dandelion wine
04) bird in a house
05) smilin' like a buddah
06) old man and the land**
07) mission man
08) peace on earth
10) railroad earth
11) water fountain quicksand
12) long way to go
13) ragtime annie lee
** train comes through town about 15' from the stage
October 29, 2009 Subject:
This is the best recording of RRE on the archive.
December 18, 2008 Subject:
I think that the train coming thru during Old Man is absolutly classic and the band plays through it like it was part of the song. I think that this is a great introduction to the band for the first timer for that reason alone.
having said that if you if you go by download count or star ratings you may end up with a false impression of the band. I recomend giving as many shows a listen as you can and decide for yourself. every show has differant energy. I give 5 stars to most shows because I feel so grateful to be able to listen them that they almost all feel like 5 stars to me. so thats my perspective on star ratings and every one has there own...
i find smarks and heikkis recordings to be some of my favorites to listen to :)
anyone new to RRE may want to search those out
December 16, 2008 Subject:
Better shows are out there ...
... this is nice but there are better and it's unfortunate they don't get the listen this one does becuase it a "curator's pick" has been the same for 2 years. How about changing it up ?
November 26, 2008 Subject:
This is what makes the Archive so wonderful
Clean sound, beautiful energy, and fun songs! Thank you!
May 10, 2008 Subject:
superb performance once again. the recording is excellent. thanks to the taper. also a train at RRE concert, feels amazing.
The sweetest RRE recording I've found. Will be playing this one at work again, and again, and again. A really nice mix of songs, and the sound quality is outstanding.
November 1, 2007 Subject:
Pretty much the 1st time I have listened to Railroad Earth; I couldn't have been more impressed. Definitely a good show to listen to. Check it out.
April 20, 2007 Subject:
This show couldn't get any better. Twice there is a train in the background. I love it. A train at a RAILROAD Earth show...doesn't get much better.
January 27, 2007 Subject:
sick show, check out both RRE 10klf shows, both were awesome, me and a buddy drove 4500 miles this summer catchin shows including the great 10klf, but i relly wrote the interview cuz the train comin through the performance during oldman and land is crazy and if ur not expecting it, it will freak you out esp if you crank the tunes
January 2, 2007 Subject:
This is quite a recording with the crowd noise and train effects adding another dimension.
December 24, 2006 Subject:
Hard to beat the Blue Plum Festival & this recording
The acoustics and atmosphere at this show were marvelous. Railroad Earth was in excellent form and this soundtrack is outstanding. The setting where the entire town is blocked off with the stage between railroad tracks and Johnson City's 1880s buildings is hard to match. Thanks also to the internet archive for the ability to hear these live recordings by our favorite bands.
November 16, 2006 Subject:
Wonderful recording, Dave!
November 13, 2006 Subject:
This is the first live recording I listened to of RRE, and wow. Thanks for taping, can they be any better than this?
November 9, 2006 Subject:
Between the band being so amped up for this show, the awesome venue, and this recording this is a golden nugget of a download.
I personally hope they never move the site away from the tracks. I think it only adds to the feel of the festival and the energy level of the music.
Downtown Johnson City never saw this one coming.
September 1, 2006 Subject:
This was a great festival. Saw Malcolm Holcombe, The Waybacks, and RRE in one afternoon. This set was a lot of fun, despite the trains! I hope Johnson City will move the site and get it away from the tracks!
The "Head" from this show is fantastic!
August 4, 2006 Subject:
Train Outside my Window
This is a great recording! The band is ON. And that train! I was lost in the music while working and when the 2nd train rolled through my desktop speakers I thought "What the Hell???" and looked out my 6th floor office window - that's how pristine this recording is. Download it now!
July 18, 2006 Subject:
These guys are f-ing awesome! That's all I can say. Great music and great sound!
Reviewer:Jac from Tucson
July 16, 2006 Subject:
Gotta love those trains, eh?
This is a "keeper" simply because of the train in Old Man! What a hoot, no pun intended.
Great sound, great show. The train on this reminds me of the Dead show where Steve Miller came out during Space with a train whistle and totally blew everyone's minds. Download this. It'll be traded for years! Too much fun...
June 25, 2006 Subject:
Great set and killer street fest! The trains are loud but like someone else said, its a one of a kind!!
June 23, 2006 Subject:
Great show, Great sound
Great show and great sound. The trains are kind of freaky, super loud, like they really are coming through your living room. Makes this one sort of a one-of-a kind download.
June 15, 2006 Subject:
Railroad Earth really put on a fabulous show to a festival crowd of about 25,000. The mainline of the Norfolk Southern Railway is about 15-20 feet from the stage and RRE did not miss a beat. These guys are the best showmen for a bluegrass/jam band found anywhere. Thanks for posting the concert online and the quality audio.
The new tune is great; can't wait to see them perform it live!
Nice tape of a great show. Love the trains!
June 7, 2006 Subject:
Great Sound...even the train!
The sound quality is excellent. I thought that train was coming through my living room!
June 6, 2006 Subject:
Great way to start the Festival season!
What a wonderful way to start the summer! The band sounds great. This is an axcellent aud recording. The taper did a wonderful job. Downlosd this short (alas) 2 CD set. It's definitely worth your while.